FIFA Club World Cup

association football tournament for clubs

The FIFA Club World Cup is a competition in the sport of Club football. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) organizes the World Cup every one year. The tournament officially assigns the world title.[1][2][3] It is normally contested between the Champions of each continent, and the champion of the host country. Real Madrid is the most successful team in the tournament, with 4 titles.

FIFA Club World Cup
Founded2000; 20 years ago (2000)
RegionInternational (FIFA)
Number of teams7 (from 6 confederations)
Current championsEngland Liverpool FC
(1st title)
Most successful club(s)Spain Real Madrid
(4 titles)
WebsiteOfficial website
2019 FIFA Club World Cup

List of champions and statisticsEdit

See also: Clubs of football world champions

Year Winner Final
2000   Corinthians 0–0
  Vasco da Gama
2005   São Paulo 1–0   Liverpool
2006   Internacional 1–0   Barcelona
2007   AC Milán 4–2   Boca Juniors
2008   Manchester United 1–0   LDU Quito
2009   Barcelona 2–1aet   Estudiantes
2010   Internazionale 3–0   TP Mazembe
2011   Barcelona 4–0   Santos
2012   Corinthians 1–0   Chelsea
2013   Bayern Munich 2–0   Raja Casablanca
2014   Real Madrid 2–0   San Lorenzo
2015   Barcelona 3–0   River Plate
2016   Real Madrid 4-2   Kashima
2017   Real Madrid 1-0   Grêmio

Results by countryEdit

Team Champions Runners-up
  Brazil 4 3
  Spain 6 1
  Italy 2 0
  England 1 2
  Germany 1 0
  Argentina 0 4
  Morocco 0 1
  DR Congo 0 1
  Ecuador 0 1

Results by continentEdit

Team Champions Runners-up
  Europe 10 3
  South America 4 8
  Africa 0 2
  Asia 0 1

Pre Fifa Club World Cup CompetitionEdit

  • Intercontinental Cup (1960-2004); in 2017 FIFA officially recognized all of them as official[4] club world champions with the same status to the FIFA Club World Cup winners or world champions de jure.[5][2]

Related pagesEdit


  1. "FIFA Club World Championship TOYOTA Cup 2005" (PDF). FIFA Report 2005. Zurich: Fédération Internationale de Football Association: pages 5, 19. December 2005.CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "FIFA Club World Cup 2017" (PDF). FIFA Report 2017. Zurich: Fédération Internationale de Football Association: pages 15, 40, 41, 42. December 2017.CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  3. "FIFA Club World Cup 2017" (PDF). FIFA Regulation CWC 2017 page 37. Zurich: Fédération Internationale de Football Association. December 2017.
  4. "Official (plural officials), from the Latin officiālis.1. The official word is also used to refer to what is recognized or derives from an authority. cfr. "Official, definition". Cite journal requires |journal= (help) 2. Approved by the government or someone in power. cfr. "official". Cite journal requires |journal= (help) It is synonymous with legal, legitimate, approved. cfr. "Synonyms for official". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  5. FIFA Council approves key organisational elements of the FIFA World Cup - Recognition of all European and South American teams that won the Intercontinental Cup – played between 1960 and 2004 – as club world champions./

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